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Fine flavor cocoa renaissance

Big chocolate companies eye Ecuador for single estate cocoa, says Hacienda Victoria

The world’s largest fine flavor cocoa plantation Hacienda Victoria says big industry players such as Lindt and Barry Callebaut are showing strong interest in sourcing single estate fine flavor cocoa from Ecuador.

Chocolate majors circling Ecuador for single estate cocoa, says world's largest fine flavor cocoa plantation
Industry Voices - Trademark Attorney Opinion

The KitKat conundrum: Confectioners risk disillusioning consumers by trademarking shapes

Confectionery companies may have to use clear packs and ditch all branding if they hope to trademark a shape, a move that could end up deterring consumers, writes trademark attorney Rachel Nicholls.

Hershey fortified peanut butter project feeds Ghanaian stomachs and economy

Chocolate giant Hershey has committed to 100% local peanuts for its Ghana school feeding programme.

TruSweets CEO sees growth opportunities for organic confections

As demand for natural colors and flavors increases, so too does the sales opportunity for the relatively unknown and underdeveloped organic candy segment, according to a leading executive in the category.

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